Evenings on the Roof with Peter Yates, Harry Partch Series #4 includes interviews and music.
Harry Partch introduces himself, his 43-tone scale, and demonstrates his instruments.
Music selections played and sung by Partch, from Gate 5 Records: [9:09] wordless piece marked "steady in an ancient phrygian scale" [10:27] wordless piece marked "steady in a Greek enharmonic scale" [12:20] "The Rose" [13:58] "The Crane" based on a text by Lao Tze [15:35] "The Wind" [17:13] "The Waterfall" [18:17] "The Letter" based on a depression-era letter from a hobo [21:03] "The Street" about gritty street life
Towards the end of the program, Peter Yates describes Partch's music, especially "Revelation in the Courthouse Park."
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